In an L.A. Weekly blog column, Henry Rollins, former frontman for Black Flag and writer, rebuked Robin Williams for taking his own life.
Admonishing a deceased man for actions he took while alive is futile, especially if the belief is that the dead are no more or are no longer in hearing distance is correct. If Williams could read the column, he might laugh, if it weren’t for references to his beloved family. His wondrous sense of humor allowed him to joke about himself and show compassion toward others as he plowed through pain . . .
Click here to read about Henry Rollins’ rant against Robin Williams’ suicide.